Title - Dr. Grayson M. Prevost to Miss Mary M. Prevost from camp on the Rio Grande. April 7, 1846
Date - April 7, 1846
Publication Information - Unpublished, n.p., April 7, 1846
Format - Letters (correspondence)
Collection - Dr. Grayson M. Prevost papers, 1846-1849. The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - AR547-1-25
Description - Prevost arrived at Port Isabel on March 25 1846, and six days later he was encamped with the army opposite Matamoros. Prevost reports on the U.S. army’s high desertion rate; two deserters were shot attempting to leave camp. He also complains of poor living conditions and the high cost of provisions.